Newcastle Owner Mike Ashley Rescinds Free Tickets from Team to Cut Costs

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Newcastle Owner Mike Ashley Rescinds Free Tickets from Team to Cut Costs
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Mike Ashley is already an unpopular man among Newcastle supporters. 

Just last season alone, they organised a sarcastic open-top bus parade in protest of the owner. But now the billionaire owner has managed to potentially alienate Newcastle staff and players, too. 

According to Craig Hope of the Daily Mailin a bid to cut costs at the club, Ashley has rescinded ticket allowances to players, staff and pretty much anyone employed by the club. 

That allocation goes all the way to the top, as even boss Alan Pardew and his top staff members will not receive tickets to disperse. 

Per the Mail, staff were so furious with the move that, in protest, they refused Ashley's offer of free tickets for their pre-season match over the weekend. 

[Daily Mail]

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